Teacher 'breaks bad' in real life

Teacher Caught Running $1.5M Cocaine Lab Out Of His Home

Teacher Caught Running $1.5M Cocaine Lab Out Of His Home
(VO) - The Guardian, Gawker, The Mirror, The Telegraph
It's a story that's generated it's fair share of Breaking Bad headlines. (Via The Guardian, Gawker, The Mirror, The Telegraph)

(VO) - BBC :10-whenever
Secondary school teacher Macphallen Kuwale was slapped with three-and-a-half years in prison after detectives say they uncovered a million-dollar cocaine operation inside his home. (Via BBC)
[http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-26666766]

(VO) - The Guardian *scroll
According to The Guardian, police found more than 100 grams of cocaine, hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cutting agents and a pressing machine in the alleged cocaine lab.
[http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/20/cardiff-teacher-cocaine-breaking-bad-kuwale]

(VO) - /PQ The Mirror *scroll
As one South Wales detective told The Mirror: "He was involved in street level dealing as well as a sophisticated wholesale operation ... It was totally unusual. It is not something that you come across everyday."
[http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/macphallen-kuwale-real-life-breaking-bad-3264429]

(AOC)
When Kuwale was arrested, he told detectives he wasn't a cocaine dealer and said he was holding the drugs for someone else.

(VO) - ITV :02-whenever
But, unsurprisingly, further investigations and a raid of his home later proved he was "heavily involved in the supply of cocaine." (Via ITV)
[http://www.itv.com/news/]

(AOC)
During a school hearing, Kuwale was banned from teaching for life. He now has 28 days to appeal that decision.
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